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AMUSEMENTS.

SIXES AND SEVENS. <mc musical comedy "Sixes aud Sevens" was repeated at Hu Majsety'e Theatre fast iilgitt, whea there was a gvoii audience. Tho principals uhovred considerable improvement on their performance of the previous evculaßi and the work of Mtesos yon Mujmru, B. Lundon, E. Ho'-mes, and A. Hogan wus very creditable for ama teure, but, wltti the exception of Mr Flnfcelateln, wlio supplied moat of the comedy, the male characters were a trifle weak. "Sires and Borons" will be staged again this evening, and until Friday evenlne when it win be replaced by ••ilaauella." The first production of H Manuella" at His Majesty's Theatre, under Mr. M. Cohen's direction, the new operatic extravaganza, composed by Thos. Humphreys, and written by 3. Youlln Birch, is announced for Saturday next. For the interpretation of "Manuella." which Is said to be of a broadly humorous description, so far as the "book" is concerned, and more ambitious musically than "Slxe3 and Sevens," or any other of the composer's previous worts. It has been necessary to find a cast certain to do Justice to the piece. It la stated that In securing the services of Miss Alice Vaughnn, a young Callfornian soprano, the management has assured the successful rendering of the fine vocal work allotted to the principal character, "ManuelJa." Practically the whole of the roles are comedy parts; still there Is some very important vocal wort for each of the principals. Mr. Arthnr Eaet combines in himself, it is said, the two qualities of comedian nnd Binger, In the character of "Aguiia," etia to him and Mr. Geo. Bngnall, hb "Partteae," falls a fairly heavy bnraen and Binjfine- 'Messrs, Laurence Abrahams, Ned IPovt, end H. C. Borrndaie aye. ell stated to have corneal roles, and bright ai>d vivacious work Is said to be dona by Misses yon Meyero, Emtly Hotaes, am! Kllean Knowles, Seats can now be reserved at WUdman and Aiey'a. ' OPERA HOUSE. ' .*_ The movinp pictures of Mr. Wl\t)W Wright and his aeroplane are one of tfca chief attractions on a good prosramme at the Operiv House. Inhere was n large OUdlenee present la«t nisbt, who Uioronglils eaJoyed a vftilea sei'ies of intere»tiOK Ciius. On eatui'duiy tlie cinophone—a combination of Wosraph and cramophoue—will b« presoatefl for the flrat time. EOYAL ALSEET HALL. The Eoyal Pictures clnenxatograpli enterttUnmeitt was afaln receivetj w"U warm demonstrations of favour at the Royal Albert Hall by a large audience last evening. This week's programme has entirely m< the popular taste, and the pictures eoiaprlas an extensive , and varied Merles. The programme will be repeated until further notice. TIVOLI TH'EATBE. Pictures grave and gay, tragic and pathetic. Instructive and amusing, continue to attract large audiences t* the Tlvoll. the films axe of the best and the entertainment never falls to please. Tonlffht there will be a complete change oi proiiramme. Nest Saturday afternoon a programme of a distinctly educational value will ba showct on the screen for the benefit of the school children.

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AMUSEMENTS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 77, 31 March 1909

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